Accident Database

Report ID# 886

  • Pinned in Boat Against Strainer
  • Does not Apply
  • High Water

Accident Description

On April 4th James McCann, 48, launched a kayak on Cobbossee Stream in Maine while the river was in flood. His kayak hit a clump of trees and flipped, trapping the man inside. His partner, working with friends on shore, tried to help Mr. McCann but he died before they got him free.

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